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obama has a new nuclear policy i think ties america's hands and leaves us more vulnerable. i can't figure it out. then the s.e.c. fighting to control the internet with net-neutrality. the good news is the u.s. court of appeal ruled the s.e.c. lacks the authority to provide broadband providers to give equal treatment to all internet traffic but the s.e.c. says that's all right. we got another way of doing it. we'll just regulate it like a utility. i can't tell you what is happening in america anymore. i just know framework is being rebuilt. i want to show you something here on the chalkboard. we all know that our country is having problems. we know there is trouble. our house, it's a good house. it's a good house. but it's having real problems. if you are going to restore a home, as somebody who lived in connecticut and tried to restore a home, you better be careful on who you hire. because are you going to tear it down or restore it? what are you going to do? who are the architects? who are the contractors you're hiring to fix that up? tonight, i need to answer that question with
tonight, they are older, they are whiter than america, and they eastern more money and are better educated. that's right. the tea party is made up of elite, well-off intellectuals of sorts who are out of step with the real america, and they are very deeply confused. 84% of them think their movement reflects the view of most americans, but 73% of them are conservative, while only 35% of the real america is. 92% wants smaller government with fewer services, which only 50% of the real america want. 39% of real america correctly blames president bush for most of the deficit. 6% of tea partiers do. half of the real america wants government spending to create jobs, which only 17% of tea partiers want. and while only 19% of the real america call themselves angry at washington, more than half of tea partiers do. which brings us neatly to today's tea party rally on the capitol. >> hey, you look happy to me. you don't look angry. that's because you get it. and you are smart enough to get off your couch and do something about it. so this november, what do you say? let's take back our country. how man
. more on how the ash cloud is actually headed to north america in a minute. first some flights could actually be taking off in europe airspace. most of northern europe remains closed. some airlines plan to fly between 8,000 and 9,000 of the 2,000 scheduled flights today. restrictions over scottish airspace will be lifted tuesday and germany's aviation authority has given lufthansa the okay to fly 50 planes back to germany with about 15,000 passengers on board. meanwhile britain sent in the royal navy to bring stranded people back home. 150,000 brits stranded worldwide. that ash cloud continues to move its way westward, as i mentioned. will it be reaching the shores of north america any time soon? joining us from d.c., geologists with the u.s. geological survey. thanks for joining us. >> good morning. >> a lot of people woke up and saw headlines that this ash cloud would be headed toward north america. explain what's happening here. >> well, there is a high pressure system north of greenland sending a small ton of ash over towards the area between greenland and north america. the mode
's an easy company for main street america to hate. so now all of a sudden all of this attention on, you know, potentially, allegedly goldman sachs defrauding its investors. and this gets washington angry and rightly so. it gets main street america angry. and people are saying, something has got to be done. that's when the politicians step in. >> i'm trying to do a whole show on the anger is out of control but yet in this instance. okay. i'm a guy paying my bills, paying my credit card bills. as i understand this, billionaire john paulson, okay? who basically gets in bed with goldman sachs and says i'm going to go out and find the worst mortgages i can find. you're going to help me put this product together. i'm going to bet against it. ha ha. by the way other guys at goldman sachs go out and sell it to your customers while i'm shorting it. how do they explain that as anything other than fraud? the fact that paulson was putting this product together? >> i don't think he possibly can. >> aren't they saying every institution bets on both sides? >> in other words you've got a situation where peo
opinion. this gets back to this anger in america concept that seems so prevalent now. you've got to ask, why was goldman creating these securities and puts people in a position to have to defend them after the fact. i don't think that's necessary hi fair to goldman sachs to have to put them in that position. they believed they were helping their clients, but it just didn't look good. >> well, not only doesn't look good, but makes people feel that this is the smoking gun. accurately or not, people feel that tells you everything you need to know about the way wall street is operating. this is what lloyd blankfein had to say -- there's reporting today "the new york times" that in fact, the investigators are now looking at how high up this actually went and whether all the way up to the ceo there were people involved, top executives at goldman who signed off on what this one man was doing. >> but if i understand what we've heard so far about the core of goldman's defense, it won't have to do with who in the firm knew about it, but the merits of the case. whether that was a material fact tha
. >> another check on traffic and weather every 10 minutes. somewhere in america... there's a home by the sea powered by the wind on the plains. there's a hospital where technology has a healing touch. there's a factory giving old industries new life. and there's a train that got a whole city moving again. somewhere in america, the toughest questions are answered every day. because somewhere in america, more than sixty thousand people spend every day answering them. siemens. answers. >> it is 6:00 then on this tuesday morning. welcome back. i'm adam caskey outside the virginia square metro station. it's not a bad day in the beltway. we have some cooler outlying areas. it's 51 degrees right here. in stafford it's in the upper 30's. this is a popular family, looking east from chesapeake beach over the chesapeake bay, a few clouds in the sky. clouds will increase throughout the midday and afternoon. 49 in chesapeake beach. today will be seasonable with highs in the upper 60's. morning sunshine gives way to midday clouds. gentle rain showers tomorrow. scattered, light rain. the weekend looks unse
determination to stand with them and share their dangers was the first tangible sign that many had that america actually did care about what happened to them and their country. he showed them the best side of america. his example, i think, should serve as an example for not only ambassadors, but for americans as a whole or anybody. his determination to work with the british, to do everything he could to help the british delicacy that a have an effect t it did succeed. >> on his predecessor, joe kennedy, this great line after meeting. kennedy is all excited. isn't it wonderful that the crisis is over and now i can get back to palm beach after all. the new york times, they ran an editorial. one of the toughest and biggest jobs that the president, his mission was one of the toughest and biggest jobs the president can get. he has to explain to a country that is daily being bombed why a country safely 3,000 miles away wants to help it will not fight. that is a difficult thing to tell a person whose home has just been wrecked by a bomb. my question is how was the reporting of u.s. correspondents news
. the keynote speaker praised tea party america for being involved in for the people. the hunter is an experience of republican strategists who planned this. the tea party movement is independent. why are republicans running it? >> i am a conservative activist. i worked for ronald reagan in 1966. i am more interested in conservatives than obama. >> god bless the united states of america. >> where this is heading in who it is benefiting is not clear. many americans are calling them a tea party supporter. it is a force to be reckoned with. bbc news, boston. >> im jonathan charles. the u.k., denmark are many countries shutting down their airspace as volcanic ash is spreading south from iceland. equipment is pouring into china a day after an earthquake there killed more than 600 people. political history is about to be made and it could change the outcome of the prime minister general election of the decade. leaders are making their final preparations for the first ever televised election debate, the first of three. the focus will be on domestic policy. our political correspondent re
to our viewers on pbs in america, also around the globe. coming up later in the program -- the world comes to shanghai. we take all look at the futuristic opening. he says he has not eaten in 74 years. could it be true? britain's final prime ministerial debate is under way this evening with a focus on the economy. there is only a week until polling day with many voters still undecided. is a final chance for the three leaders to get their policies across. prime minister gordon brown will be trying to redeem himself after the disaster is gaffe yesterday when he called a lifelong labor supporter "the biggest." -- "a bigot." >> i am listening to the debate with the rest of the journalists here. and namely this is about bankers and their bonuses. obviously a lot of rhetoric sang the financial crisis was very unfair -- saying the financial crisis was very unfair. gordon brown began by saying the prime minister and had a difficult job to do and he did not always get things right. he unexpectedly insulted of voter yesterday, not knowing his remarks would be carried for everyone to hear. and
advisers. >> sean: basically when he was telling america, using the fear tactics that we faced a disaster, catastrophe unless we passed the stimulus, they basically what you are saying and this report is saying they said anything they needed to say to get the stimulus passed. is that the same on health care? is that the same on cap and tax? can we trust they are being honest with us? >> they came to the hill and said if you don't pass this stimulus unemployment is going to go way up pass 8%. you pass the stimulus it will stop unemployment from going beyond 8%. it went up to 10% and beyond we lost four millions jobs this is the reason why not a single republican voted for this, if borrowing and spending a trillion dollars which is what this adds up to, was a secret to prosperity and job creation we wouldn't have job problems, we would have full employment. we are borrowing and spending more than we have in the history of our country is an economic agenda not based on good economic policy it was about satisfying spent up spending demand that these people had in congress -- >> sean: presiden
leaders hosted by an american president since fdr is occurring in america. barack obama has a stark warning for his fellow leaders. groups like al qaeda are known to be trying to obtain nuclear weapons and will not hesitate to use them. >> a moment of present -- hesitation for president obama. >> hillary clinton -- >> is national security team spend the weekend in television studios, making their case. the assumption is that al qaeda will, if attempting to try, it will eventually succeed at gaining nuclear weapons. the aim of this nuclear summit is a detailed plan to secure under -- secure nuclear materials. countries are committed to cracking down on nuclear smuggling. chile was so concerned that it asked american technicians to remove the in rich uranium. not all nuclear capable states have signed up. president obama has brought almost all of the nuclear powers together, even though they remain outside of the non- proliferation treaty. analysts call that a significant step. >> that will be very important that all of these states are gathering together here to discuss this issue in
from vermont and jeff sessions, republican of alabama. >>> then america's role in the world. how will this week's agreement on nuclear disarmament make the country safer? why are so many friends and foes alike defying the united states? our conversation with secretary of state hillary clinton and secretary of defense robert gates. >>> finally the roundtable takes on the growing left-right divide over the president's leadership, the congressional elections and the politics of the court. columnist for "the new york times" david brooks, chief washington correspondent for "the new york times" david sanger, syndicated "washington post" columnist kathleen parker and former democratic congressman from tennessee and chair of the democratic leadership council, harold ford, jr. fp. >>> first, the politics of the supreme court. the president has another big decision to make, the second court vacancy in two years. how are the white house and republicans weighing the confirmation battle ahead? joining us to talk about that exclusively, two members at the heart of the debate, senate judiciary
their dangers was the first tangible sign many had that america actually did care about what happened to them and their country. he showed that side of america and his example should serve as an example not only for ambassadors but americans as a whole or anybody. his determination to work with the british or do everything he could to help the british to see that the alliance succeeded had a tremendous effect on the fact ehat it did succeed. af on his predecessor, joe kennedy, this great line after munich, kennedy says isn't it ovnderful the crisis is over? now i can get back to palm beach after all. tounew york times ran an bsitorial, one of the toughest and the biggest jobs, his mission was one of the biggest jobs the president can give. he has to explain to a country that is daily being bombed why a country safely 3,000 miles away fnts to help but will not fight. that is a difficult thing to tell a person whose home has just been wracked by a bomb. ow was the reporting of correspondence and newspapers. and web sites and tv. and what was left in france and ime from that period. >> it was ve
. >> thanks. . >> christopher mets were from the georgetown studies discusses diversity in america. washington journal live at 7:00 p.m. eastern here on c-span. >> miti top two prizewinners on the c-span and studentcam competition on monday and tuesday morning during c-span's "washington journal." >> the british election is may 6. the three main party leaders held their debate in bristol, england. c-span was allowed to go behind the scenes. we talked to the moderator before the leaders arrived. >> [inaudible] >> good evening from bristol. welcome to the sky news debate. it round two of the first televised debate in the uk. please welcome david cameron, gordon brown and a crag -- and nick cregg. we are sitting here in the room where we will be debating. it is very exciting to not just have these debates changed the course of the general election campaign, but we know that there are lots of people abroad that are turning in abroad. >> of these first debates were agreed under party rules the agreement was that the audience would be made up of local people living in the area and that they would po
're in the human energy business. chevron. >>> hello, everyone. from america's news headquarters, i'm jamie colby. at least 26 countries in europe have shut down portions of their air space due to the growing concern over the drifting volcanic ash from iceland and there are stranded travelers everywhere, camping out in terminals and flooding car rental agencies. scientists are warning the air space interverence could continue for days. volcanic ash is known to dash plane engines and impair visibility. shuttle discovery astronauts are on the way back to earth. shuttle undocking from the international space station a few moments ago. discovery and the crew spent a week-and-a-half outfitting the space station with a knew ammonia tank and other supplies. the discovery is scheduled to arrive home on monday and we'll have it on fox. i'm jamie colby. see you for a brand new hour of america's news headquarters at 1:00 p.m. eastern. send you back to for "forbes on fox." have a good day. ♪ ♪ >> david: we have a warning about this. a new study out this week showing the united states is looking at a mass
love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. >>> good morning, america. i'm george stephanopoulos. >> and i'm robin roberts on this monday, april 19th. and this morning -- global standstill. millions stranded by the ash cloud blanketing the skies. as britain sends naval warships. >>> and war of words. the israel prime minister says if they nation doesn't stop the nuclear program, israel will. >>> fight for premium. stop the an american student convicted of murder overseas says there's no proof she was even at the scene of the crime. will her appeal be heard? >>> and we want to tell you why you may have to ban beer in your future super bowl party. the new 3-d tv sets come with a warning. if you drink, don't watch. >>> well, a merry monday to everyone. i hope everyone's had a terrific weekend but not those trying to catch a flight somewhere. >>> i felt lucky getting out of washington just in time. european ministers are meeting today to discuss when and how they'll reopen airspace over europe. more than 20 countries are affected, and the volcano is still affective. right now, it's s
as a friend, and america is very fortunate to have his talent as secretary of agriculture. i am honored to be here, to be speaking with you. the first speaker at this club was theodore roosevelt. i do want to point out that both peter roosevelt and franklin roosevelt or assistant secretaries -- both theodore roosevelt and franklin roosevelt or assistant -- were assistant secretaries of the navy. [laughter] there was a time when the navy only had three commissioned brigades, the united states, the consolation, and the constitution. we had a tiny navy, and one which had never fought. since the days of the revolution, the navy had been pretty quiet, although you could make a pretty good argument that the reason america changed the articles of confederation to the constitution that we have today it was because we could not build a national and navy to deal with the barbary pirates. that was one reason for the changes in philadelphia in 1789. in 1798, then secretary of the navy had three ships, a few marines to sail on those ships, and a decidedly limited navy. today, things have changed a l
not move up. it performs america's legal immigration system to maximize american economic prosperity and will impose tough sanctions on employers who break the law. in arizona they passed a very draconian law on immigration because they are upset the federal government is not acting. in nevada, the republican governor sent a letter to president obama calling for action, federal action, on immigration. and i find the position of the republicans in arizona and in nevada who say the problem is one of the federal government now say we will not buy you work on it. that is why we are here this afternoon, inviting them to help was work on this issue. take a look at our proposals. i do not direct this to learn to grant only. there are 40 other republicans. take a look at this proposal. it is a good faith effort to move forward. we say, come and talk with us. work with us. >> thank you. we come to discuss this issue of immigration facing the reality of the broken immigration system in america facing the reality of a controversy law and arizona which is going to be challenged as it meets the m
the president back in iowa. it's not just about 2012. the democrats have a problem in rural america and as conservative marco rubio enters the race for a florida senate he steps into the discussion about immigration. >>> most of what you're about to hear will make you mad or annoyed, anyway. some of it isn't 100% family friendly either like this from senator levin from michigan to goldman sachs executives he believes knowingly sold bad investments to clients and undermined financial markets in the process. >> june 22 is the date of this e-mail. boy, that timber wolf was one [ bleep ] deal. how much of that [ bleep ] deal did you sell to your clients after june 22, 2007? >> mr. chairman, i don't know the answer to that. but the price would have reflected levels that they wanted to invest in at that time. >> but you didn't tell them you thought it was a [ bleep ] deal. >> no, i didn't say that. >> no. who did? your people internally. and that's what the e-mails show. >> the hearing putting congress against goldman sachs is one act. another is an all too familiar of partisan duel or bl
america's political system? did you watch the u.s. presidential debate? what did you think? >> it's kind of hard because i actually don't live in america. i think it's like -- it's just like here. you know, you get your chance to vote. you have your own say. like barack obama, he's a democrat like the labour party. and what was his name, the republican, john mccain, it's like the conservatives. so it's very similar. >> chairman and chief executive of medco health solutions, dave snow announced his company will benefit from the new u.s. health care bill this year. during his speech to the detroit economic club. medco is the largest u.s. pharmacy benefit manager and operates the largest u.s. mail order pharmacy. this is about 45 minutes. >> back in that period of time i was there like many of you and you felt that. and you experienced that. and not only on the east side of detroit but both my degrees coming from wayne state university, it all sort of touches. it's interesting, you know, when you look at the detroit economic club, it helps set the agenda when you look at that film of bringi
. president obama is different and symbolizes the increasing diversity of america, symbolizing the loss of control, predictability, certainty, clarity, that a lot of people need for their well-being. >> that's different than what they were talking about and inflammatory was not that. >> bill clinton was appearing at over the anniversary of the bombings at oklahoma city, the 15th anniversary. the issue with your conclusion, because he didn't necessarily compare the tea party. >> i saw he drew a parallel. >> no, i think that actually -- well, listen to what he said and we can debate it. bill clinton with the sound bite you heard, just gave the crazies out there an excuse to be violent. he just offered them an opportunity to be violent. >> that wasn't bill clinton, that was --. >> what pick -- what bill clinton said. >> we will go to weather and come back. >> can i help you? >> we are actually on the air, live. really? okay. now you see what goes on here. i will be right back. >> i will call it a day. will you taking it from here, please? >> are we on tv? what is going on? gosh, i thought
and destroying the revenue of feudal culture in america, to transatlantic travel, the california gold rush and the growth of the united states to a continental nation. the start of travel across central america and a planting of the sea that was to become the panama canal. the crushing of the notorious american filibuster, william walker, in his attempted up scarred with the country of nicaragua. the construction of the confederate ironclad merrimack and the safeguarding of the union gold shipment, the fabled stock manipulation of the gary mill road and the birth of modern corporation. the consolidation of the great new york rail lines in the unarmed new york central and hudson river railroad. the growth of new city and to the first day of america. and at major world of a finance and trade complete with its first grand central station. vanderbilt played a major part in all of these events, and more. as t.j. stiles writes the commodores live left his mark on america's most basic beliefs about equality and opportunity did he start a business at the very epitome of the jacksonian ideal am a w
, reject it. from new york. from new york. good night, america. captioned by closed captioning services, inc >> bret: next on "special report," arizona prepares to step up evident against illegal immigration. the president prepares to make his case on wall street for new regulations. one group prepares to try to find a way to dig out from massive national debt. live from the studio in washington, this is special report. good evening. i'm bret baier. we begin outside the beltway, in arizona, where a tough new immigration law awaits the signature of the governor. it sparked high emotion. the sponsor says it takes the handcuffs off police and puts them on violent criminals. but one catholic archbishop compares it to nazi and soviet-style repression. correspondent william la jeunesse looks at both sides of the issue. >> protests outside the state capital in phoenix. calls for arizona governor jan brewer to strike down the toughest illegal immigration bill in the country may fall on deaf ears inside. brewer known for her conservative views is expected to sign the bill this week. key move sol
, that is just the kind of information that has many tax protesters livid on this, tax day. in america's election headquarters tonight, chief political correspondent carl cameron on the huge tea party rally here in washington. >> reporter: today's income tax deadline brought several thousands tea partiers to the street of the nation's capit capitol. >> as we all want one simple thing from our government. we would like to be left alone. >> reporter: now a year old, the tea party movement receives advice from two principle political action committees. freedom works run by former house republican leader dick army and the free market operated group known as americans for prosperity. the single biggest faction is the tea party patriots who specialize in new group development and have more than 1,500 groups nationwide. the tea party express bus tour holds demonstrations nationwide and was created by a conservative pack in california. the tea party nation holds grassroots conventions with workshops on political activism. and for online social networking, many tea parties adopt goooh.com, get out of our
season and should you buy shares of bank of america, ahead of the earnings report tomorrow? we have more on that coming up. >>> and also, byron weem says that the interim treasury yields are going much higher and let's not forget his surprises. we will have more on that. >>> and the google numbers will be broken down at the top of the the hour and we will give you investor reaction to it. stay with us. >>> all right. we are looking at a market that is deteriorating from the highs. the s&p 500 just turned negative and we have 25 minutes before the closing bell sounds. and the dow has given up a earlier rally and struggling to stay positive here as you can see from the chart. some of the banking stocks have rolled over. for example, bank of america is negative right now, and itas higher earlier. and jpmorgan and citigroup and american express, they, of course, are dow components. goldman sachs, also, negative right here. and nasdaq is also higher, but it, too, well off of the highs of the afternoon and we are waiting for google earnings, and that stock is off by .33%. that is showing a lev
this morning buzz aldrin told "the daily rundown," he said america's sliding downhill into mediocrity would never happen. >> i don't think america would stand for that, no matter who the president is. the american people are very proud of the investments that they made in the '60s and '70s that resulted in our landing on the moon. >>> let's get more reaction. joining me live is former astronaut dr. mae jemison, the first african-american woman into space. thanks so much for joining me. >> you're welcome. >> where do you stand on this debate? >> well, i think where we are right now is that we have a shuttle program that is retiring, but we have to have a robust space program. and that robust space program is really supported, empowered, by our research and development, by allowing nasa to do the kind of work that nasa does really well, which is to do -- develop new propulsion systems, to look at how do we move forward? so when i think about this, i'm on the side that president obama's plan is going to move us further. people are saying, well, what are we going to do? when we talk about sendi
minutes. he tells us what's headed for north america. my subaru saved my life. i won't ever forget that. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. >>> remember the first home grown terror attack on united states soil. the dallas morning news summed up the oklahoma city bombing in one word. there it is. terror. the daily oklahoman called it the morning of terror. more than two weeks later, the search ends. 164 bodies found. the death toll, 168. a day of mourning followed amid the rubble. timothy mcveigh was put to death for the crimes six years later. today, family members of those killed and survivors have gathered at a memorial where the alfred p. murrah federal building once stood. the impact of the deadly building still reverberates with those who lived through it. here are the thoughts and memories from a survivor. >>> there was a day care center in the building. that day care center would have been devastated. [ crying ] >> when i see the pictures of me in the hospital in the bed, i see a little boy covered in blood. it's unbelievable. i'm chris wynn. i'm 20 years old and i'm a sop
of people that represent many -- represent america as a way to look at the nominee. >> reporter: in an effort to build on the bipartisan meeting he reached out by phone to nine additional senators on the committee, including three republicans. despite the best effort to build consensus, republicans say there are critical philosophical differences to make it impossible. >> i don't believe judges should be empowered to redefine the meaning of our constitution, of our statutes, to enhance the government power, to intervene in a lot of different areas. >> reporter: the president said he hopes to announce a nominee by the end of may. tonight we are getting confirmation about another name in the mix. judge williams of seventh circuit, african-american who was first nominated to the bench by president ronald reagan in 1985. then elevated to the appellate level by president clinton. she is a graduate of wayne state university and notre dame law school and she used to be a music teacher. >> bret: okay. add her to your nominees potential book. >> will do. >> bret: thanks. federal law enfo
for back issues. coming up on "good morning america", the latest on delays and disruptions caused by the volcano in iceland. if that is your "money scope report.". on jeremy hubbard. >> its 57 degrees. >> still ahead, alex ovechkin on the ice or on the beach. the coach called the superstar out last night after he went missing in action. >> today on "oprah," live in chicago with elton john and actor russell crowe. that's at 4:00 and abc 7. >> if the capitals want to get the stanley cup this year, they will have to perform better than they did in game 1 of the playoffs last night. >> such a disappointment, sloppy effort from the regular-season chance against the montreal canadiens. this is the big leagues. tomas had been taunting the capitals. alex ovechkin was a virtual nashotah. -- no-show. >> when you get 50 shots on goal and ovechkin does not get any, i think hw was not very good tonight. but they will try to even the series tomorrow at the verizon center. he got called out by the coach. >> he did. the coach was highly agitated. 6:25. we have another half hour of good morning wa
. i cannot imagine a brilliant investor survey impossibility of an america headed toward a debt gdp ratio of 100% and recommending spending as a reaction to that circumstance. i do not know. i am not certain that free trade, which appeals to so many of my conservative friends, is unambiguously a good idea. i'd rather think adam smith had it right when he said a with of protectionism is a good idea if in the interest of national security or retaliation which he thought was a nice virtue. he was less interested in expanding the division of labor's efficiently to the world then he was of increasing the wealth of nations which is a different thing. i think there is a lot of wisdom and the emphasis on the role of creative destruction but i am not certain how to treat the externalities' and social costs of that special form of creativity. i am not certain that monetar ism is the right one. i remember going to lunch with market thatcher -- margaret thatcher. she asked about money supply before anything else. i am not certain that we can ignore monetary measures. i am not sure that second-b
in america, also around the globe, with me, peter dobbie. coming up later for you -- smoke bombs and fistfights. ukrainian lawmakers come to blows over russia's black sea fleet. and forgotten in pakistan. a year after the fighting, we report from one of the biggest camps for the displaced. our news today dominated by three financial stories, all with potentially huge consequences. first the embattled investment bank goldman sachs repeatedly put its own interests ahead of the interests of its clients. that was the start of a stinging attack delivered by u.s. senators. they began grilling several of the bank's executives. goldman sachs is accused of profiting from the housing collapse. the bank denies the allegations. here is our north america editor. >> it is at the click of cameras, not of firing squad. this is the young trader at fabrice tourre, named in charges, accused of secretly -- encouraging others to invest. >> i denied the sec allegations and i will defend myself in court against this false claim. >> senators accused wall street of unbridled greed, contemptuously compari
to "bbc world news," broadcast on pbs in america and around the globe. coming up later, the world comes to shanghai. and look at the future ahead of this expo. he says he has not eaten in 74 years. doctors try to find out if this could be true. >>> in britain, the final and probably most combative debate of the current election campaign has just taken place. the three main party leaders clashed over immigration, the state of the economy, and bonuses. many solid as the primer to the campaign before voters go to the polls next week. i>> one last debate, one more week, one final chance to speak directly to millions of voters who have yet to make up their minds. the first question asked for more detail on how they would cut spending. gordon brown attacked, warning his plans would shrink the economy. again and again that tory leader refused to engage, climbing this is desperate -- claiming this was desperate stuff from a desperate man. about what david would do is take 6 million pounds of the economy and put our economy at risk. david, you just have it wrong economically and is the same mist
to work with america in the g-20. when we work with america, we are stronger to do with the economy, stronger to deal with international crime, stronger to deal with terrorism. let us never again be an empty chair in europe. >> thank you. david cameron. >> i interest and let people like christopher are frustrated with the european union. one of the reasons people are so angry is that politicians that have given way powers to brussels without asking us, the people, first, people felt particularly cheated when the european constitution came forward and we were told we would get a referendum and golden -- and gordon brown and labor stop that. the liberal democrats did not fight with us to get that. if i were your prime minister, i would strip away passing a law through parliament that says that, if there is every future occasion where laws are proposed to pass power from westminster to brussels, there would be a guarantee of a referendum held in our country. you sent us to parliament to make laws and discuss the issues, yes. you do not send is there to give powers with it along to you.
airlines in america after 9/11. - and you know, and i would expect that to happen. >> and one low cost airline that often sells tickets for just a few dollars is putting strict limits on what it pays out to passengers. >> the european airlines that have been prevent i'd flying by the european governments are now going to ensure a last resort for people's hotels and meals. we will refund more than the ticket price, reasonable reseated hotel and meals occurred by disrupted passengers. there will be no compensation but we'll meet a reasonable need. >> it's not just european airlines but the financial dam has been global and the wake up for next time. >> clearly an issue that we need to reckon with. i think this event is really something that will help the industry understand and learn how to deal with those situations a little more effectively. but volcanic eruptions are part of our business. absolutely. >> almost all of europe's skies are open again and people are making they're way back by whatever ways they can find. some by train. some with troops returning from afghanistan on a n
, america is bracing itself for what to become one of its worst ecological disasters. >> auto show opens to the press today ahead of the official opening on tuesday. among 19 new vehicles been launched with foreign manufacturers alternative piece of the booming chinese market. the country had almost no private class 15 years ago. lester come over to u.s. to become the biggest auto market. the olympic and 400 or mediumetr champion has tested positive for steroids. he plans toblames it on an over- the-counter male enhancement products. back to you. >> thank you. for the first time, surgeons have performed what they're calling a full face transplanted the operation was carried out in spain on a young man who has been unable to swallow, speak, or breathe properly after farming accident five years ago. the death of another man and a road accident has been his lifeline as an interface has been donated and now transplanted. the plastic surgery and burns unit in buffalo. joining me is our medical correspondent. first of all, talk us through. with some computer-generated pictures of this operatio
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. it also talks about where things are going in terms of the institutions in america. not just government people are upset with. it is a collective anxiety. i think it has a lot to do with the economy. future concerns about our competitiveness and so on. it is not a good number. if you are running for office now you are probably concerned about november. >> greta: here's another number that i think is stunning and the question whether the government has a negative effect on people's day-to-day lives? in october of '97 i think you have to look at other numbers to understand. in october of '97, 31% had a negative -- said the government had a negative effect on their day-to-day lives. that number has risen to 43%. that reinforced that earlier figure of some of the growing dissatisfaction and distrust and unhappiness. >> it would be interesting for us to go back and look at trends since the founding of our country. this is a little about what we are about. in our democracy, which is a participatory sport, everybody gets to have a say. and every once in a while there's a trend where you see pe
view now. peter galbraith, one of america's most distinguished diplomats over the years has decided that working with karzai is impossible, and draws some very striking conclusions on america's mission in afghanistan, and on karzai himself. >> one of the explanation, based on what sources inside the palace have said, is that he is -- that he may be using drugs. this behavior is very strange. >> what you have heard within the palace does it speak of particular drugs? >> well, hashish use and marijuana is common in afghanistan. >> after that the editor of "time" magazine, a pulitzer price-winning historian and a new columnist for the "new york times." you won't want to miss any of this. let's get started. >>> peter galbraith has served for many years as an american diplomat and has had a dramatic impact on american policy. in croatia, as ambassador, he sounded the alarm that led to u.s. military involvement in the balkans. as a private citizen, he helped the kurds carve out an autonomous republic within iraq. his most recent posting was to afghanistan, where he was sent by u.n. secret
-pedic. the most highly recommended bed in america. >>> we continued our discussion on the middle east impasse and the rising frustration of would be peacemakers. >> a lot of people are losing hope, including many of the people who put their whole careers towards the peace process. aaron miller used to be a colleague of yours and has served many, many presidents in the united states of all parties. he's got a new article called "the false religion of middle east peace and why i am no longer a believer." what does that say about the obama administration or anybody's efforts and likelihood of making a change? >> aaron is a very frustrated peacemaker. he worked at it for a long, long time. when he left things really did collapse. but i don't think that the united states or the international community is ready to give up on this despite aaron's frustration. the problem, of course, is that right now what is happening is that everybody is worse off. the americans are worse off because the current american president has less leverage with the israelis because he's not very popular there. the israelis
then. megyn: i'm megyn kelly, this is "america live" with breaking news on the health care overhaul, in 30 seconds the biggest story since health care passed. breaking details on a massive new coast to coast push to repeal the bill. >>> plus, new warnings today about a radical group's mission to arrest the pope, see what happens if their plan goes wrong. >>> and -- >> oh yeah. >> correction. mig the secretary of defense, launching a new attack on the people who put together this tape. a video allegedly telling u.s. soldiers opening fire on what some folks claim are innocent iraqis, a closer look at the case and a fired up secretary of defense on "america live" root now. >>> this is a fox news alert, major new developments that could change everything when it comes to the health care reform battle, that's where we begin "america live" this afternoon, i'm megyn kelly. for months americans have voiced their concerns over the government's health care plan, but if you thought the fight was over, you haven't seen anything yet. a brand new effort about to be launched to repeal what is now
commit anyone in the world in the eye and say no one in america military prison is held arbitrarily. they have independent review. it is appealable to the civilian system. is that correct? >> every military fighting is appealable. >> i believe that is correct. >> there is an article review of the military commission. of succumb if you go in, you have article 3 ownership. what i'm trying to establish is that there will be an independent check and balance their out every lane. when it comes to closing guantanamo bay, 59% of the american people now of ejected it. that is about a 20 point shift. i do think that this happen? >> i honestly think there has been a lot of misinformation. without casting aspersions, but think there has been a political is stationed with regard to national security issues that i do not think have served this nation necessarily well. kirk's i think there is some truth. adding a lot of people worry about not having a coherent policy. this is hard. the christmas day bomber probably highlighted the people. he is not a common criminal. we can assure the american pe
-span, created for you as a public service by america's cable companies. next, a conference on the future of innovation resources. at 11:00 eastern, first lady michelle obama sets down with c- span studentcam winner in honolulu. falling back, two former administrators of the national highway tracy -- national highway safety administration discusses safety standards. last month, the economist magazine held a conference on the future of innovation. scholars talk about how it bought innovation can conserve resources. this is one hour. >> talking about the rights and challenges of the 21st century, all of which i will we may gloat -- we may go toward a global collapse. that is no longer possible. another thing new is global feelings on resources, resources such as energy, water, seafood, photosynthesis which are under pressure around the world. the third thing new under the sun is that it is now impossible to maintain inequality around the world in per-capita consumption rates. that is something i will talk about more. finally, new under the sun is that we at last have a time limit. all these
. they are not bad. t(we definitely have to build me nuclear power plants if we want to keep america energized. host: you have one in knoxville, don't you? caller: there are several around. i'm not an educated nuclear person but i studied it and we hire given all of our technologies away to the chinese, the french, and all of the world is using the technologies that we americans developed. i'm 72 years old. i watched the nuclear age coming in, and america needs nuclear energy now. host: isaac, boulder, colorado. a democrat. caller: i opposed -- to me, it seems like if we continue to -- you know, the waste is my concern with building new plants. as the caller prior from hanford, washington, suggests, that there is an ongoing issue with justification -- it is really a process that is already under way and we really have not resolved much because we are just pouring it up. host: here is a tweet -- hastings, michigan. gordy, a republican. caller: i am opposed to it definitely for two reasons. here in michigan we have some power plants and they are storing the waste in cement containers right along lake
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